Dirty Rotten Scoundrels


1h 50m 1988

Brief Synopsis

Freddy Benson is a low-rent huckster. When they decide that the French Riviera isn't big enough for the both of them, they make a bet: They'll compete for the favors of an American soap heiress, and the loser will have to leave town for good.

Film Details

Also Known As
Le plus escroc des deux, Rivierans guldgossar, plus escroc des deux
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Arri Group; Cinema Research Corporation; D Bassett & Associates Inc; Eclair Group; Judy Garland & Associates; Orion Pictures; Record Plant Scoring Inc; Sprocket Systems Inc; The Saul Zaentz Film Center
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; Adr Productions; Orion Home Video; Orion Pictures; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Village Roadshow Limited; Virgin Vision
Location
Nice, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Freddy Benson is a low-rent huckster. When they decide that the French Riviera isn't big enough for the both of them, they make a bet: They'll compete for the favors of an American soap heiress, and the loser will have to leave town for good.

Crew

Marit Allen

Costume Designer

Berj Amir

Apprentice Film Editor

C J Appel

Adr Editor

Florian Ballhaus

1st Assistant Camera

Jan Sebastian Ballhaus

Video Playback Operator

Michael Ballhaus

Dp/Cinematographer

Michael Ballhaus

Director Of Photography

Don Banks

Boom Operator

Rene Basso

Grip

Chris Beaver

Adr Editor Assistant

Richard Beggs

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Mark Berger

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Irving Berlin

Song ("Puttin' On The Ritz")

Arthur Blum

Dolly Grip

Maurice Borghesi

Supervisor

Antoine Bratulic

Grip

Karen A Brocco

Foley Editor Assistant

Regis Brun

Location Manager Assistant

Rene Brun

Location Manager

Reid Burns

Color Timer

Lois Burwell

Makeup (Michael Caine)

Bruce Byall

Bestboy

Ernest Cabezas

Generator Operator

Oscar Castro-neves

Original Music

Pascal Charbonnier

Makeup

Ethan Chase

Scoring Assistant

Dianne Lisa Cheek

Production Controller

Elisa Cohen

Apprentice Film Editor

Luis Colina

Foley Editor

Francoise Combadiere

Casting (Paris)

Denis Coq

Assistant Film Editor

Laurence Coutaud

Other

Ron Davies

Adr Editor

Isabelle Degeofroy

Auditor Assistant

Al Dubin

Song ("We'Re In The Money")

Inger Eisenhour

Assistant (To Bernard Williams), Assistant (To Frank Oz)

Frank Eulner

Sound Effects Editor Assistant

Tina Fallani

Dialogue Editor Apprentice

Claudy Fellous-marliere

Wardrobe Assistant

Bran Ferren

Titles

Dorothy Fields

Song ("Pick Yourself Up")

Janet Flora

Makeup

Nancy Fogarty

Music Editor

Noelle Fortuna

Drape Assistant

Richard Friedlander

1st Assistant Film Editor

Rob Fruchtman

Foley Editor

Sue Gandy

Costume Designer Assistant

Miles Goodman

Music

Robert Grahamjones

Assistant Film Editor

Tom Gray

Publicist

Marjorie Hagar

Sound Effects Apprentice

Marjorie Hagar

Foley Apprentice

Bernard Harvey-langton

Props Assistant

Ruth Hasty

Assistant (To Bernard Williams), Assistant (To Frank Oz)

Paul Henning

Screenwriter

Charles Hirschhorn

Executive Producer

Donna Isaacson

Casting

Pat Jackson

Sound Effects Editor

Tom Johnson

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Gerry Jones

Hairstyles

Jerome Kern

Song ("Pick Yourself Up")

Joseph Brad Kluge

Production Assistant

Derek Knowler

Property Storeman

Ann Kroeber

Sound Effects Editor

Damien Lanfranchi

Art Direction

Dale Launer

Executive Producer

Dale Launer

Screenwriter

Louis Lenoir

Supervisor

Jean-marie Lopez

Electrician

Barbara Lucey

Other

John S. Lyons

Casting

Bobby Mancuso

Assistant Camera Operator

Bernard Mazauric

Unit Production Manager

Caroline Mazauric

Casting (Nice)

Phillipe Mazauric

Props Buyer

Debbie Mcwilliams

Casting (London)

Jean Menna

Carpenter Supervisor

Devon Miller

Music Editor Assistant

Jim Mitchell

Scoring Assistant

Joel Moss

Music Recording

Matthew W. Mungle

Prosthetics Makeup

Marie Myriam

Song Performer ("Celui Qui S'En Va")

Stephane Negre

Electrician

Nelly Niay

French Auditor

Valerie Norman-williams

Script Supervisor

John Nutt

Dialogue Editor

Jenny Oznowicz

Apprentice Film Editor

Thomas Pasatieri

Original Music

Dorothy Pearl

Makeup (Steve Martin)

Robert Penn

Stills

Tony Rimmington

Art Direction Assistant

Roberto Robin

Casting Assistant (Nice)

Bob Robinson

Adr Editor Assistant

Stephen Rotter

Editor

Caroline Ruelle

Other

Antoine Sabarros

2nd Assistant Director

Suzy Sand

Wardrobe Assistant

John Sandau

Bestboy

Bob Sarles

Assistant Film Editor

William S. Scharf

Editor

Dennis Schoonderwoerd

Costumer (Steve Martin)

Stanley Shapiro

Screenwriter

Ivan Sharrock

Sound Recording Mixer

Rosalind Shingleton

Set Decorator

Michael Silvers

Dialogue Editor

Jimmy Smith

Costumer (Michael Caine)

Steve Smith

Key Grip

Steve Spence

Art Direction

Alan Splet

Sound Editor Supervisor

Jean-pierre Steen

Sound Assistant

Lionel Strutt

Adr Recording

Gerry Toomey

2nd Assistant Director

Andrea Tringham

Production Assistant

David Tringham

1st Assistant Director

James R Tynes

Gaffer

Gaston Veilleux

Transportation Coordinator

John Vernbeck

Sound Effects Editor Assistant

Roy Walker

Production Designer

Toni-ann Walker

Hairstyles (Steve Martin)

Terry Walsh

Stunt Man (Michael Caine)

Harry Warren

Song ("We'Re In The Money")

Terry Wells

Property Master

Bernard Williams

1st Assistant Director

Bernie Williams

Producer

Bernie Williams

Assistant Director

Michelle Wright

Production Coordinator

Gwendolyn Yates Whittle

Dialogue Editor Assistant

Thierry Zemmour

Hairstyles

Film Details

Also Known As
Le plus escroc des deux, Rivierans guldgossar, plus escroc des deux
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Arri Group; Cinema Research Corporation; D Bassett & Associates Inc; Eclair Group; Judy Garland & Associates; Orion Pictures; Record Plant Scoring Inc; Sprocket Systems Inc; The Saul Zaentz Film Center
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; Adr Productions; Orion Home Video; Orion Pictures; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Village Roadshow Limited; Virgin Vision
Location
Nice, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 14, 1988

Released in United States on Video June 22, 1989

Remake of "Bedtime Story" (1964) directed by Ralph Levy.

Began shooting June 6, 1988.

Completed shooting August 1988.

Released in United States Winter December 14, 1988

Released in United States on Video June 22, 1989